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[movies]When the Circuit Breaks: America's Energy Crisis (Part II) - Concept Films, Inc.
Explains that all forms of energy have circuit breakers; when demand exceeds supply, the circuit breaks; when several circuits break at the same time, we have an energy crisis. Examines the traditional sources of energy, looks at the present to show how demand is steadily gaining on supply, and looks to the future to see what new sources of energy show the greatest promise. Expresses the ambivalence with which Americans and their government have addresses sustainable energy issues...
Keywords: Energy; Electricity; Sustainability
Downloads: 4,624 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Iron Country: Iron Ore and Minnesota's Future - Handy (Jam) Organization
Produced to reassure Minnesotans that iron mining would continue to spur economic development.
Keywords: Mining; Minnesota; Sustainability
Downloads: 4,508 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]When the Circuit Breaks: America's Energy Crisis (Part I) - Concept Films, Inc.
Explains that all forms of energy have circuit breakers; when demand exceeds supply, the circuit breaks; when several circuits break at the same time, we have an energy crisis. Examines the traditional sources of energy, looks at the present to show how demand is steadily gaining on supply, and looks to the future to see what new sources of energy show the greatest promise. Expresses the ambivalence with which Americans and their government have addresses sustainable energy issues...
Keywords: Energy; Electricity; Sustainability
Downloads: 10,027 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Atomic Energy as a Force for Good (Part II) - Christophers, The
Drama showing the reactions of citizens of a small town to the construction of a nuclear energy plant in their community, and their acceptance of the peaceful aspects of atomic energy.
Keywords: Atomic-nuclear: Peaceful uses; Sustainability; Rural life
Downloads: 4,089 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Heritage of Splendor - Higgins (Alfred) Productions
Why we must preserve America's great natural resources from the consequences of littering. Narrator: Ronald Reagan.
Keywords: Nature: Environment; Natural parks and monuments; Sustainability
Downloads: 5,402 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Vision in the Forest - Unknown
While country music singer Vaughn Monroe camps with his family in a beautiful forest, one of his daughters encounters a talking Smokey Bear in a clearing and has a near-mystical experience that teaches her to respect the danger of forest fire.
Keywords: Sustainability; Forest industry; Fires and firefighting
Downloads: 13,772 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Community Growth: Crisis and Challenge - Unknown
Home builders decry unplanned suburban sprawl, 1950s-style.
Keywords: Sustainability; City planning; Houses and homes
Downloads: 7,430 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Atomic Energy as a Force for Good (Part I) - Christophers, The
Drama showing the reactions of citizens of a small town to the construction of a nuclear energy plant in their community, and their acceptance of the peaceful aspects of atomic energy.
Keywords: Atomic-nuclear: Peaceful uses; Sustainability; Rural life
Downloads: 6,809 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]American Harvest (Part II) - Handy (Jam) Organization
This institutional film was designed to promote Chevrolet's corporate citizenship rather than any specific model of automobile. While it forcefully demonstrates how central automobile manufacturing is to the American economy, it even more strikingly shows the effects of the automobile upon our landscape. Bombastic narration is accompanied by excellent images of automobile manufacturing, the extraction and processing of raw materials from the earth, and mid-1950s consumerism...
Keywords: Manufacturing; Automobiles: Economic effects; Sustainability: 1950s
Downloads: 14,495 2.00 out of 5 stars2.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]American Harvest (Part I) - Handy (Jam) Organization
This institutional film was designed to promote Chevrolet's corporate citizenship rather than any specific model of automobile. While it forcefully demonstrates how central automobile manufacturing is to the American economy, it even more strikingly shows the effects of the automobile upon our landscape. Bombastic narration is accompanied by excellent images of automobile manufacturing, the extraction and processing of raw materials from the earth, and mid-1950s consumerism...
Keywords: Manufacturing; Automobiles: Economic effects; Sustainability: 1950s
Downloads: 16,294 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]City, The (Part II) - American Documentary Films, Inc.
The Regional Planning Association of America's plea for community chaotic cities and urban sprawl. Directors: Ralph Steiner and Willard Van Dyke. Script: Henwar Rodakiewicz, from an outline by Pare Lorentz. Commentary written by Lewis Mumford. Narrator: Morris Carnovsky. Photography: Ralph Steiner, Willard Van Dyke, Jules V.D. Bucher, Edward Anhalt, Roger Barlow and Rudolph Bretz. Editor: Theodore Lawrence...
Keywords: Sustainability: 1930s; City planning; Regionalism
Downloads: 28,723 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]City, The (Part I) - American Documentary Films, Inc.
The Regional Planning Association of America's plea for community chaotic cities and urban sprawl. Directors: Ralph Steiner and Willard Van Dyke. Script: Henwar Rodakiewicz, from an outline by Pare Lorentz. Commentary written by Lewis Mumford. Narrator: Morris Carnovsky. Photography: Ralph Steiner, Willard Van Dyke, Jules V.D. Bucher, Edward Anhalt, Roger Barlow and Rudolph Bretz. Editor: Theodore Lawrence...
Keywords: Sustainability: 1930s; City planning; Regionalism
Downloads: 60,581 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(8 reviews)
[movies]Cities How They Grow - Encyclopedia Britannica Films, Inc.
Encyclopedia Britannica Films in collaboration with Robert S. Lynd, PhD, Columbia University.
Keywords: Motion Pictures: In Education; City Planning; Sustainability
Downloads: 3,313 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Agriculture - New Farms from Grand Coulee

Keywords: Newsreels; Sustainability; Infrastructure: Water; Electricity; Grand Coulee
Downloads: 3,177 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Builders Of The Broad Highway 1 - Frith Films
Frith Films presents, Builders Of The Broad Highway, Part 1. Produced and Photographed by Emily Benton Firth, Commentator Don McNamara.
Keywords: Motion Pictures: Sponsored; Sustainability; Infrastructure: Roads and Highways; Occupations: Construction
Downloads: 3,510 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Builders Of The Broad Highway 2 - Frith Films
Frith Films presents, Builders Of The Broad Highway, Part 2. Produced and Photographed by Emily Benton Firth, Commentator Don McNamara.
Keywords: Motion Pictures: Sponsored; Sustainability; Infrastructure: Roads and Highways; Occupations: Construction
Downloads: 2,632 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Manhattan Waterfront
Travelogue documentary distributed by RKO Radio Pictures and produced by the Van Beuren Corporation. Part of the World on Parade series.
Keywords: Travelogues; Infrastructure: Water; Infrastructure: Roads and Bridges; Sustainability; Cities: U.S; New York; Manhattan; Homeless
Downloads: 6,884 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Boulder Dam - U.S. Department of the Interior
Government-sponsored film about the building of the Boulder dam.
Keywords: Motion pictures: Sponsored; Motion pictures: Government; Infrastructure: Dams; Infrastructure: Construction; Sustainability; Colorado; Boulder Dam
Downloads: 8,952 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
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